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Uribe Schwarzkopf

About

Member Offices: Quito

Website: https://www.uribeschwarzkopf.com

UribeSchwarzkopf are a family development firm that has, over five decades, helped shape the positive development of Quito. They have completed more than 200 building projects in the city, but they are more than developers. They create opportunities for people to make the city their home, their habitat and their future.

Their mission is to build Quito onwards, upwards and forwards, as a capital city at the center of the world.

Fields of Expertise

Developer

Membership details

Membership Level

Participant

Member Since

0

Member Offices

  • Quito

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Metropolitan

83.4 m / 274 ft

2

Gaia Building

59 m / 194 ft

3

IQON

- m / - ft

4

Qorner

- m / - ft

5

Unique

- m / - ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

10 April 2019

Pushing the Boundaries of Façade Construction in Ecuador

The Gaia Building utilizes a repeatable, patterned system to reduce the overall quantity of molds required to create its distinctive white façade. The system, which...

Videos

30 May 2018

Contoured for the Context

Located in the Ecuadorian capital of Quito, the Gaia Building has been constructed as a new landmark for the city. Comprised of a total of...

Global News

02 May 2019

Quito’s New EPIQ Tower to Follow Up IQON and Qorner

Architecture firm BIG has unveiled its second project for Ecuador’s capital city: a mixed-use tower comprising two curved blocks covered in herringbone-patterned cladding and pockets...

Statistics

Average Building Age*

5 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (60%), 3 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (75%), 3 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 5 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 4 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 5 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.